How to enter for WorldStar

The 2018 Awards are now open for entry! Packages winning in a recognised competition in 2016 and 2017 are eligible to enter the 2018 Awards.

Please read the information below before proceeding to registration.

Before you enter the online entry system it is advisable to have the following details ready:

  1. Payment details - Bank Transfer or Credit Card.  If you wish to pay by Amex you will need to contact with details. The bank transfer details are given immediately after your entry is submitted online. If you require the bank transfer details before submitting your entry please contact

  2. Up to 2 digital images (minimum of 300 dpi per image,  width 6cm, height 5cm). of your pack, maximum combined file size 1MB in jpeg format.  Images less than 300 dpi will not be accepted.  Please liase with yout IT department if you are unsure. 

  3. A maximum of 50 words explaining why your pack is a winner.

  4. Additional words should you have a further explanation - a maximum of 50 words. This is optional.  Please note: we do not allow videos and it is not necessary to provide the physical pack.

  5. Your VAT registration number  (for European countries)

NB:   Postal entries will not be accepted into the competition.  Do not send packaging samples.

WPO member organisations entering on behalf of  companies in their country may need guidance.  Please contact Rachel  Bayswater - email Phone +44 (0) 1476 513885

Conditions of Entry


The WorldStar competition will be open for entry during June 2017 to any pack or packaging material that has won a recognised domestic or international award (PDF 98k) related to packaging in 2016 or 2017.  The pack or packaging material may not have been submitted for consideration in an earlier WorldStar Program.  The pack must also be on sale in the market place, prototypes are not accepted.

The closing date for the 2017 awards will be 6 October, 2017.

Entry procedure

Complete the online entry form, including payment details.  Payment may be made by bank transfer or credit card. Cheques will not be accepted.


Please ensure you upload up to 2 digital images, with maximum combined file size of 2MB in Jpeg format (minimum 300 dpi each image, width 6cm, height 5cm).  The images must show a good representation of the features of the pack and will be used in the judging process.  Only two images will be used so do not upload more than 2.   Word document images are not acceptable.